innupgrade requires innshellvars

Russ Allbery rra at
Sat Dec 28 02:28:59 UTC 2002

Jeffrey M Vinocur <jeff at> writes:

> Russ, I think needs the require-innshellvars magic,
> doesn't it?  I got this:

>     /usr/local/news/bin/innupgrade /usr/local/news/etc
>     Updating inn.conf, old verion saved as inn.conf.OLD
>     inn.conf: cannot find UID and GID of

> which looks like $inn::newsuser is undefined...

Whoops.  It can't load, since loading that requires that
inn.conf be parsed, and until innupgrade runs, inn.conf may not be
parsable.  I've modified it to use the ownership of the old version of the

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